RIO DE JANEIRO — Authorities in the town of Barra do Garças, Brazil, arrested a 20-year-old woman carrying three kilograms of cocaine hidden inside chocolate truffles, Saturday.
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Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Police in Sao Paulo state arrested three men Wednesday and seized a 1.2 kilogram brick of cocaine emblazoned with the Apple logo. Campinas police explained that traffickers often use images or logos of famous … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Police at the Recife International Airport arrested a 23-year-old Brazilian hairdresser carrying nearly a kilogram of cocaine in her stomach Friday. According to police, they arrested the woman at around 10 p.m. as she … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Police in southern Brazil discovered a woman snoozing in the trunk of a car during a routine traffic stop last week. According to the Federal Highway Patrol (PRF), the woman rode in the trunk … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Police in southern Brazil arrested an evangelical pastor Tuesday, alleging that she and her husband trafficked in drugs and guns. They also released photos showing the couple posing with illegal pistols and shotguns.
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Federal Police (PF) seized 85 kilograms of pure cocaine Thursday at a checkpoint on the BR-020 highway in Formosa, Goias. Police say the drugs, bound for the Federal District, would be sold during Carnaval … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Federal Highway Police (PRF) in central Brazil seized nearly 10 thousand packages of illegal drugs in two cars, early Monday morning. Police busted the traffickers on the BR-050, near Cumari, 258 kilometers from Goiania, … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Police in Sao Paulo state arrested two octogenarian men over the weekend, in separate incidents of bad behavior. Police say one of the men trafficked cocaine and the other hired a pair of child … Continue reading
Brazil News SAO PAULO – A federal court will auction 20 watches seized from a collection belonging to Colombian Juan Carlos Ramirez Abadia, valued at least $1.1 million, reported online media. The Colombian is the wealthiest drug trafficker ever arrested … Continue reading
Brazil News FORTALEZA, Brazil – Federal Police unveiled on Tuesday (15) new equipment used to combat international drug trafficking at the Fortaleza airport. According to authorities, the body scanner detects any type of product hidden under clothing or inside the … Continue reading
Brazil News SAO PAULO – Federal Police on Friday found 7 kg of cocaine hidden inside light fixtures at Guarulhos International Airport. Drug sniffing dogs located the contraband during routine baggage screening at the airport. Cocaine hidden in light fixtures … Continue reading
Brazil News | BRASILIA – Federal Police, for the first time in the Federal District, seized cocaine in liquid form. The drugs came from Peru and were being taken to Africa, according to police. Liquid Cocaine (Photo: G1)
Brazil News CURITIBA, Brazil – Federal Highway Police (PRF) in southern Brazil seized 20,000 ecstasy tablets during a routine inspection on Monday morning. Police said that the ecstasy seizure, near the town of Cascavel, Paraná, was the largest ever in … Continue reading
Brazil News PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil – Federal Police (PF) in southern Brazil arrested a 55-year-old Spanish man trying to board a flight bound for Lisbon. According to the PF, agents at Salgado Filho International Airport in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande … Continue reading